Links established in 1984 between mining communities and Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners (LGSM) are still strong, and the film Pride continues to inspire, as Dave Lewis of LGSM reports
Sunday 9th Jul 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
A PLAQUE will be unveiled today in memory of a Young Communist who in 1984 co-founded Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners (LGSM), the subject of the film Pride.
Mark Ashton was secretary of the Young Communist League. He died of Aids in 1987, aged just 26.
He and friends at...
Friday 19th May 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
THE group Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners (LGSM) announced an appeal yesterday to raise funds for a plaque celebrating the life and achievements of founding member Mark Ashton.
The group was formed during the 1984-85 miners’ strike to raise money for the mining community....
Wednesday 25th Jan 2017
BLOOD flowed outside the Home Office yesterday when LGBT activists cut themselves in a symbolic protest against the Immigration Bill.
Five Lesbians and Gays Support the Migrants (LGSM) campaigners shed their own blood through cannulas in their arms into a pond outside the department to...
Wednesday 2nd Dec 2015
posted by Joana Ramiro in Britain
LGSM activists set to defy Pride organisers and march at front with trade unionists
Saturday 27th Jun 2015
Party’s bigotry makes it unsuitable, TUC hears
On the eve of the Pride march MIKE JACKSON speaks to Luke James about the LGSM’s memorable past and assesses the movement’s future direction
LEGENDARY gay rights campaigner Mike Jackson issued a scathing attack on Pride organisers yesterday, claiming that the parade was full of “shameless pink-pound profiteering and rank hypocrisy.”
The Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners (LGSM) co-founder made the statement...
Friday 26th Jun 2015
by Maria Exall
Thursday 25th Jun 2015
Lesbian and gay group rejects invitation so they can march alongside union comrades on parade
Thursday 4th Jun 2015
posted by Luke James in Britain